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Understanding Complex Internal Control Issues

Date: Friday, April 27, 2018
Time: 1:00 - 3:00 pm EST

Sponsored by Lorman Education Services

Registration - Live Webinar Only: $219.00

Registration - Live Webinar Plus CD Recording: $288.00


Designing and implementing an effective internal control system can be challenging.

Today's rapidly changing business models, new technologies and globalization require internal control systems to be agile. Management must be prepared to use judgment to monitor and assess the effectiveness of internal control systems and provide insight on the application of controls.

This information will provide you with an understanding of what constitutes internal control and insight into whether internal control is being applied effectively. COSO's Internal Control--Integrated Framework assists management, boards of directors, external stakeholders and auditors interacting with the entity in each of their respective duties and roles with internal control.

Learning Objectives:

  • You will be able to discuss internal control systems and what they are.
  • You will be able to review internal control concepts and objectives.
  • You will be able to identify COSO framework
  • You will be able to describe practical perspective.

This Live Webinar Covers These Hot Issues:

Internal Control Systems – What Are They?

  • Why Have Internal Controls?
  • Objectives
  • Background
  • Components

Internal Control Concepts and Objectives

  • Control Activities Within an Internal Control System
  • Preventive, Detective and Corrective Controls
  • Cost-Benefit Analysis for Developing Controls

COSO Framework

  • COSO Cube – 5 Integrated Components
  • COSO Cube – 17 Principles

Practical Perspective

  • Implications to Your Current Processes
  • Identifying Key Controls
  • Summary of Key Points

Credit Information (Sponsored by Lorman Education Services):

  • CPE
  • AIPB

For Detailed Credit Information page click here

Only registered attendee will receive continuing education credit.

Instructor Profile:

Stephen B. Jordan, Stephen B. Jordan, EA

  • Owner at Stephen B. Jordan, EA for more than 30 years
  • More than 35 years’ experience in accounting, auditing and tax services
  • Experience includes Tax Defense Network – Affiliated Partner; Lorman Education Services IRS Form 1099 Reporting: What You Need to Know; community outreach volunteer, NH Pro-Bono, Low Income Taxpayer Project; past Community outreach volunteer, Bentley Low Income Taxpayer Clinic; past adjunct faculty of accounting and taxation at: Franklin Pierce College, 1988-1989; New Hampshire College, 1993; and Hesser College, 1999; KPMG Peat Marwick – Sr. Accountant, 1982 -1985; Wolf & Company CPA’s PC – Audit Supervisor/CISA, 1985 – 1986; General Cinema Corp – Sr. Internal Auditor, 1986 – 1987; Comprehensive Accounting Corporation – Affiliate/Accountant 1987 – 1990; wrote accounting and tax articles for EA Journal and National Public Accountant professional journals; speaker at self-help tax strategy seminars
  • Member of the NATP, NAEA, MaSEA and NNESEA
  • M.S.T. degree, William Howard Taft University; College for Financial Planning; M.B.A. degree, Indiana University; B.S. degree, University of New Hampshire
  • Can be contacted at 603-508-0124 or

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